Pulmonary sequestration (intralobar)

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


Recurrent lung abscess formation.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years old
Gender: Female

Cavitating lesion in the right lower lobe medially, with air/fluid level is seen. The lesion receives blood supply from a prominent abdominal aortic branch, with venous drainage to the right lower pulmonary vein. Features of complicated intralobar pulmonary sequestration. 

Case Discussion

Complicated intralobar pulmonary sequestration.

Arterial supply is from the abdominal aorta (below the diaphragm; 20%) at the level of celiac artery. 

Venous drainage is into the right pulmonary vein tributaries. 

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Case information

rID: 44698
Case created: 2nd May 2016
Last edited: 28th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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